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The entrepreneurial librarian : essays on the infusion of private-business dynamism into professional service

Author: Mary Krautter; Mary Beth Lock; Mary G Scanlon
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2012]
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"This collection of essays chronicles how entrepreneurial librarians are flourishing in the digital age, advocating social change, responding to patron demands, designing new services, and developing exciting fundraising programs. Applying new business models to traditional services, they eagerly embrace entrepreneurship in response to patrons' demands, funding declines, changing resource formats, and other  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Krautter; Mary Beth Lock; Mary G Scanlon
ISBN: 9780786464685 0786464682
OCLC Number: 761851457
Description: vii, 231 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Navigating the ethical waters of entrepreneurial librarianship : an ethical risk analysis / Kristin Whitehair --
Running the library as a business / Andrea D. Berstler --
Creating an open-access, peer-reviewed journal : the journal of learning spaces / Joe M. Williams and Stephen H. Dew --
INSIDE Idaho : intrapreneurship through the collaborative sharing of geospatial data / Bruce Godfrey and Gail Z. Eckwright --
The library as partner : sustaining relevance in a collaborative, student-focused technology center / Christy Groves and Heather Lambert --
An interview with Mary Ellen Bates / Amy Archambault --
An interview with Tim Spalding, founder of LibraryThing / Jeff Tiberii --
Market research service partnership at the University of Kentucky : an entrepreneurial future? / Peter Hesseldenz --
Putting on a race for funds and fun / Susan Sharpless Smith and Erik Mitchell --
Unlocking the treasures : academic library entrepreneurs promote collections and raise funds / Shakeela Begum and Manuela Boscenco --
Value-based return on investment in the entrepreneurial disposition of library materials / Sharon K. Curtis, Doralyn Rossmann and Molly C.A. Anderson --
Librarians as sustainability advocates, educators and entrepreneurs / Anne M. Less, Beth Filar Williams and Sarah B. Dorsey --
An interview with Martha Thomas Larson / Amy Archambault --
Librarian as social entrepreneur / Melody M. Allison.
Responsibility: edited by Mary Krautter, Mary Beth Lock and Mary G. Scanlon.

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"This collection of essays chronicles how entrepreneurial librarians are flourishing in the digital age, advocating social change, responding to patron demands, designing new services, and developing exciting fundraising programs. Applying new business models to traditional services, they eagerly embrace entrepreneurship in response to patrons' demands, funding declines, changing resource formats, and other challenges"--Provided by publisher.

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